PIERRE-JOSEPH REDOUTÉ
(french 1759–1840)
'LEUCOJUM AESTIVUM" FROM LES LILIACÉES
Pencil signed 'P.J. Redouté' bottom left, watercolor on vellum affixed to board
Sheet size: 18 1/4 x 13 1/8 in. (46.4 x 33.3cm)
provenance:
The Artist.
Acquired directly from the above.
Collection of Empress Joséphine de Beauharnais.
By descent to Prince Eugène de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg, Bavaria.
By descent in the family.
Braus-Riggenbach and Ulrico Hoepli, Zurich, Switzerland, "Sale of the Library of Eugène de Beauharnais," May 23, 1935, lot 82.
Weyhe Gallery, New York, New York.
Private Trust.
Sotheby's, New York, sale of November 20, 1985, no. 135.
Acquired directly from the above sale (in syndication).
Arader Galleries, New York, New York.
The Syndication in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Collection of Dorrance H. Hamilton.

Estimate $15,000-25,000

Sold for $27,500 (buyer's premium included)